Many Lives, One People
This exciting monthly program highlights the colourful and varied backgrounds of the Jewish people from around the globe.
Next session: October 30, 2019
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Each month we begin by featuring a speaker who was born in another country, sharing stories of what it was like to grow up Jewish in that country. Hear about home rituals, community events, political challenges, anti-semitism and more.
Following that, the Canadian-born child or grandchild of the speaker then shares stories of growing up here in Canada as the offspring of a foreigner. Hear how the traditions of the “old country” affect the childhood of a Torontonian.
Join us to hear about the fascinating differences and to celebrate the astounding similarities of Our People.
7:00 – 8:00 PM
October 30, 2019 JAMAICA, Willy Lindo
November 20, 2019
December 18, 2019
January 29, 2020
February 26, 2020
March 25, 2020
April 22, 2020
May 27, 2020
June 17, 2020
Barbara Frum Library
20 Covington Road
SOUTH AFRICA, Glen Cohen and Eton Ziner-Cohen
HUNGARY, Kathy & Paul Foris, and Irene Foris
SOVIET UNION, Vladimir Rott
ITALY, Joel & Zeev Diena
MOROCCO, Max & Marcos Benaim
SWEDEN, Sydney & Jonathan Braun
ISRAEL, Isaac & Tamar Kraus
PERU, Morty Weisselberg
BELGIUM, “Hidden Child” Willy Halpert